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Boulder and Northern Colorado Senior Events

This calendar lists events for seniors, boomers, older adults and family caregivers living in the Boulder and Northern Colorado area. Many of the events feature companies and non-profit organizations presenting information to educate and inform seniors and their families on resources available in the community. Occasionally we include other events from the Colorado Front Range.

5 March 2015


National Center for Creative Aging
Where: United States (map)
National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) has launched the first of its kind Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, MetLife Foundation, and The Michelson Foundation. The Directory features arts programs serving older people and includes intergenerational activities in urban, suburban, and rural communities in a variety of settings such as community centers, senior centers, assisted living, adult day care, arts institutions, and libraries. Learn More
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5 March 2015


Boulder Valley Spellbinders Monthly Chapter Meeting
Where: Villas at the Atrium, 3350 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301, United States (map)
Boulder Valley Spellbinders meets the 1st Thursday of each month from 3:30 to 5:00 in the lower level conference room at the Villas at the Atrium, 3350 30th Street, Boulder. There are no meetings in July or August. Learn More
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5 March 2015


Colorado Senior Lobby Newsletter is Posted Online
Where: Colorado, USA (map)
Colorado Senior Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, all volunteer organization, that speaks with a unified voice for all Coloradoans, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older. Members receive the monthly newsletter with updates on bills, state regulations, or administrative actions and articles that may be of importance to older adults. Both seniors and businesses serving seniors should consider joining. Learn More
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7 March 2015


Accessible Italy Webinar from Continuum Travel Agency
Where: Colorado, USA (map)
Italy is one of the top requested travel destinations in Europe. Steeped in history, art, culture and culinary excellence –it is no wonder people want to visit this beautiful country. Although there are some challenges with navigating the country for people who use a wheelchair or have difficulties walking, a vast array of options exist to have an amazing experience exploring Italy. Join us for this Webinar to learn about accessible/easy ways to travel to Italy and exciting tour opportunities. Your host for this Webinar is Timothy Holtz who is the group travel coordinator for Flying Wheels Travel. Contact Sharon at 303-771-3044 with questions.Learn More
Learn more about Continuum Travel Agency
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7 March 2015


Birds of Prey Driving Tour
Where: Boulder, CO, USA (map)
Join volunteer naturalists for a driving tour of some of the best areas to view birds of prey. We will learn about habitat and behavior and work on identification skills. Bring lunch, binoculars, spotting scopes, and bird field guide if you have them. Older children welcome. NOTE: Location given to those registered. Call 303-678-6214 by March 5 to register. Learn More
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9 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch Classes at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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9 March 2015


Transportation 101: Options for Travel in and Around Boulder County
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Two classes: In Transportation 101, learn about the various transportation providers that serve Boulder county and the surrounding area. In Transportation 102 on March 16th, find out how easy it is to use the RTD public transit system and about Via Mobility Services. Presentations will each be followed by a Q&A session. Free – Registration required. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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11 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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13 March 2015


How to Avoid the Dentist Presentation at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Dr. Elliott Higgins presents an amusing and informative discussion on how to avoid his dental services. Learn about newer and more efficient at-home preventative strategies, basic and often missed techniques for preserving your dental health. Free event but registration required. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
Learn more about West Senior Center
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16 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch Classes at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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16 March 2015


Transportation 102: Go Wherever Life Takes You on RTD and Light Rail
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
This is the 2nd Transportation Class of a 2-part series. In Transportation 101, learn about the various transportation providers that serve Boulder county and the surrounding area. In Transportation 102, find out how easy it is to use the RTD public transit system and about Via Mobility Services. Presentations will each be followed by a Q&A session. Free – Registration required. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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17 March 2015


A Birds-Eye View of Boulder County Weathe
Where: Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501, United States (map)
Join volunteer naturalist Phil Ecklund for a look at our unique weather from the perspective of a glider pilot. The weather is anything but predictable along the Front Range. Phil will share his years of experience in flying through Colorado’s weather with in-flight and time-lapse images. Learn More
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18 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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23 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch Classes at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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23 March 2015


Whoo are the Owls?
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce Street, Louisville, Colorado (map)
Owls have been regarded with fascination throughout history. Over half of the owls recorded in the U.S. have been seen in Boulder County. Join volunteer naturalists to explore these creatures and learn about the adaptations that make them such expert hunters. Learn More
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25 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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26 March 2015


Hike for Seniors
Where: Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat, Boulder, CO 80301, United States (map)
Join volunteer naturalist Phil Ecklund for a look at our unique weather from the perspective of a glider pilot. The weather is anything but predictable along the Front Range. Phil will share his years of experience in flying through Colorado’s weather with in-flight and time-lapse images. Meet at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat; meet at the group picnic shelter at Cottonwood Marsh. Questions? Call Larry Colbenson at 303-678-6214. Learn More
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27 March 2015


Boulder County Home & Garden Show
Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO, United States (map)
The Boulder County Home and Garden Show will be held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont, CO on March 27th through March 29th. Learn More
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27 March 2015


Myth, Death and Grief: How Myth Brings Meaning to Loss
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Discover the profound resources myth can offer as we grieve the loss of a loved one and contemplate our own mortality. Learn how myth’s archetypal patterns influence us, what rituals our culture accepts for expressing our feelings of loss, and much more. Cost is $10 to $12. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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28 March 2015


Bears in Our Backyard
Where: Betasso Preserve; Boulder Canyon (Highway 119) to Sugarloaf Road, Boulder, Colorado (map)
Black bears are part of our Boulder County and Colorado landscape. In spring, as daylight hours grow and temperatures warm, bears and their cubs emerge from winter dens. Join volunteer naturalists to explore how bears survive the winter and become active again in the spring. We’ll also learn how to live safely in bear country. Learn More
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30 March 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch Classes at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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1 April 2015


Senior Day at The Capitol from Colorado Senior Lobby
Where: The Colorado State Capitol, 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203 (map)
Attend this event so you can get to know your Legislators, Elected Officials and Senior Day at The Capitol Sponsors. The Morning Session is at the Old Supreme Court Chambers in The Colorado State Capitol in Denver. Lunch and the afternoon session is at First Baptist Church of Denver located 1 block East of The Capitol at 1373 Grant St. This event is free but you can order a box lunch or bring your own lunch. Limited seating is available in the Old Supreme Court Chambers in The Capitol, first served basis with priority seating given to seniors. Advise by 3-20-15 of any special accessibility needs. RSVPs appreciated but not required. Arrive early. Learn More
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1 April 2015


Find Support Groups in the Area
Where: the Area (map)
Find local support groups on the City of Boulder, Colorado website in their senior resources section.
View Support Group Flyers
View City of Boulder Senior Resources
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1 April 2015


Strength, Movement and Stretch at West Senior Center
Where: West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (map)
Join us for a healthy, strength-building, light aerobics and effective stretching class. Newcomers to exercise are encouraged to participate. Class can be done standing, standing with chair support or seated in a chair. Choose either Monday or Wednesday or both sessions. Cost $48 to $66. Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register. Learn more about Boulder Senior Services
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1 April 2015


Chison Chatter Newsletter from Loveland Senior Center
Where: Loveland, CO, USA (map)
Find out about the upcoming Chilson Senior Center events, programs, and activities in the attached MARCH/APRIL “Chilson Chatter” newsletter. Please note, this is a larger (11x17) format – so if you’re printing the newsletter, make sure to change the page size within the printer properties. We’ll send you our newsletter every 2 months to let you know what great things are coming up at the Senior Center. View Newsletter
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